The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 52 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 21 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.59% 5.31% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 6.41% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 8
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
583 546 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.98% 82.85% 69.32%
Number of salaries quoted 424 462 462
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 19 £22,500 -43.75% 4
Northumberland - 2 £32,500 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 52 (80.00%) C#
3 34 (52.31%) MVC
4 32 (49.23%) WPF
5 28 (43.08%) .NET Framework
5 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (38.46%) HTML
7 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
8 22 (33.85%) OO
9 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
10 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
11 19 (29.23%) CSS
12 18 (27.69%) Degree
13 17 (26.15%) Multithreading
14 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
15 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (23.08%) Modbus
16 11 (16.92%) Web Services
16 11 (16.92%) Scrum
17 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 9 (13.85%) jQuery
18 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 8 (12.31%) WCF
19 8 (12.31%) LINQ
19 8 (12.31%) Java
20 6 (9.23%) JUnit
20 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
20 6 (9.23%) Games
20 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) Orchard CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 15 (23.08%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) MySQL
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JUnit
1 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Xcode
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) MSTest
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (9.23%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 32 (49.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Agile .NET Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Software Manager
5 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Graduate
7 7 (10.77%) Junior Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Junior
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 32 (49.23%) WPF
3 28 (43.08%) .NET Framework
4 25 (38.46%) HTML
5 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 19 (29.23%) CSS
7 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (16.92%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) jQuery
10 8 (12.31%) LINQ
10 8 (12.31%) WCF
11 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (7.69%) Ajax
12 5 (7.69%) RESTful
12 5 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
14 2 (3.08%) XHTML
15 1 (1.54%) Kohana
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.23%) Physics
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.62%) Online Gambling
3 3 (4.62%) Social Gaming
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) MVC
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
4 22 (33.85%) OO
5 17 (26.15%) Multithreading
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.62%) SOA
7 3 (4.62%) TDD
8 2 (3.08%) OOP
8 2 (3.08%) OOD
8 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.08%) Game Development
9 1 (1.54%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.54%) CRM
9 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.54%) B2B
9 1 (1.54%) B2C
9 1 (1.54%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) C#
2 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) PHP5
6 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) Zend
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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